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ICITAP Complex Crimes Advisor LEA 13 - SERBIA


The US Justice Department’s International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP) is an international law enforcement development agency with projects around the world.  The ICITAP Program in Serbia offers development assistance through a comprehensive and integrated program of training, technical assistance and equipment donations to professionalize the Serbian National Police and develop their capabilities to link with the community and to combat crime, public corruption, terrorism, human smuggling/trafficking, and organized crime


ICITAP-Serbia seeks a law enforcement professional with strong, supervisory and working-level experience and expertise in organized crime and anti-terrorism development. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in:


  • All facets of developing, vetting, training and equipping complex crime programs
  • In-depth knowledge of and experience in conducting complex crime investigations
  • Experience with interagency taskforce groups
  • Prior international experience and/or the ability to work effectively in a non-traditional US environment (candidates must be willing to relocate to Belgrade Serbia for an extended period of time)
  • Exceptional inter-personal skills to effectively work with ICITAP staff, host-country nationals, as well as other individuals and organizations from the international community.
  • Assess and coordinate with other international law enforcement donor efforts.
  • Provide daily consultation within the Ministry of Interior staff on issues related to intelligence led policing.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years LE experience with at least ten (10) years of investigative experience.
  • Specialized investigative experience in the field(s) of transnational organized crime, money laundering, counter terrorism, and public corruption.
  • Specialized experience may also have been gained as a certified instructor for Complex Crimes Advisor in fields relating to complex criminal investigations.
  • Documented experience as supervisor, manager or task force lead in a federal task force, state agency or large police department with a minimum of 75 sworn officers.
  • Documented advanced report writing skills.
  • Documented ability to assess, evaluate, and produce written communications articulating necessary steps to address in a sustainable manner the staffing,
  • structure, policy, training, and equipment needs of the Ministry of Interior’s staff tasked with conducting complex crime investigations particularly in the area of transnational organized crime, human, weapon and narcotic smuggling/trafficking and terrorism.
  • Substantial experience in investigation of complex crime
  • Knowledge of organizational change management
  • Experience in applying modern crime investigation methods such as criminal intelligence gathering, surveillance techniques, and informant handling.
  • Experience in planning, and delivering diverse training to include criminal investigation, interview and interrogation and surveillance techniques
  • Knowledge of prosecutorial-led investigation
  • Experience in project management, planning and strategic development, including evaluation of effectiveness
  • Excellent drafting and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to operate windows applications including Microsoft word, excel, power point, and outlookSubstantial experience in investigation of complex crime
  • Knowledge of organizational change management
  • Experience in applying modern crime investigation methods such as criminal intelligence gathering, surveillance techniques, and informant handling.
  • Experience in planning, and delivering diverse training to include criminal investigation, interview and interrogation and surveillance techniques
  • Knowledge of prosecutorial-led investigation
  • Experience in project management, planning and strategic development, including evaluation of effectiveness
  • Excellent drafting and presentation skills
  • Ability to conduct extensive internet research utilizing common internet based search platforms.
  • Previous field/mission experience
  • Should have effective interpersonal communication skills
  • Knowledge of political developments in South-Eastern Europe
  • Must be able to obtain a DOJ Public Trust Clearance prior to deployment
Agency:  ICITAP
Location:  RS-Belgrade
Salary/Range:  Unknown
How to Apply:  Click on the following link for more information on this position and/or to apply:
Application Deadline:  9/28/2017

ICITAP Executive Police Advisor - Kosovo

The primary role of the Sr. Kosovo Police Executive Advisor is to give policy advice and practical assistance to the General Director on the creation of a viable and sustainable Kosovo Police.  This advice will be tendered in cooperation with other international and/or national advisors. The KP Advisor will support the ICITAP Mission in Kosovo by:

  • Closely advising the GD and the KP as a whole, assisting in developing strategies for combating all criminal activity to include general crime, terrorism, securing the borders, anti-trafficking, smuggling, and all related issues.
  • Assisting the GD in developing plans that map out effective strategies for increasing the cooperation amongst the proposed departments of the two deputy directors and five assistant directors and security entities responsible for law enforcement, customs enforcement, and border patrol in Kosovo.
  • Assisting the KP with developing standard operating procedures and an institutional mission that will help in the effective enforcement of Kosovo’s police, border, and emergency management laws.
  • Providing technical assistance to KP departments in policy and procedures development to include border, investigations, and police operations.
  • Providing the police directors with alternatives to problems, assisting them through the decision making processes, stressing long-range planning, and guiding them with subordinate development.
  • Institutionalizing development that will have long-term impact and can be replicated and sustained.
  • Assisting in the development of secure and comprehensive national police document protocols and system integrity.
  • Promoting the role of the KP in the development and strengthening of effective rule of law structures and policies in Kosovo, which guarantee freedom, security, and justice for all citizens in Kosovo.
  • Improving institutional capacity regarding the development of new or planned laws, procedures, and regional police frameworks.
  • Improving staff capacity for running operations, human resource management and training, policy making, vetting, legal drafting and implementation of strategies on corruption, trafficking, human rights, gender, minorities, and equal opportunities.
  • Reviewing current legislation with a view to identifying shortfalls and those areas requiring strengthening.
  • Assisting in the development and drafting of necessary legal regulations to be implemented by the GD, including internal operating procedures, communication strategies and document handling.
  • Reviewing associated legislation relating to the fight against crime and enhancing inter-agency cooperation in the fight against organized crime and the combating of cross-border crime.
  • Developing a budget and project management strategy.
  • Collaborating with the ICITAP IT advisor to link KP operational needs with a modern communications and information management system.
  • Liaising with key stakeholders involved in transition and capacity building in the wider justice sector in Kosovo.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
  • 15 - 20 years of sworn civilian law enforcement experience
  • 7 - 10 years of international criminal justice experience
  • At least 5 years of senior management experience with a civilian police force or a federal law enforcement agency
  • Experience in anti-corruption or internal affairs
  • Experience as a teacher, trainer or advisor on criminal justice agency development programs to senior management personnel of the host country
  • Experience advising foreign officials, executives at state or federal levels on law enforcement/police issues
  • Ability to establish and manage personnel and budgets
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust Clearance
  • Requirements may be substituted by additional years of law enforcement and/or international criminal justice program development and/or training experience
Agency:  ICITAP
Location:  Kosovo
Salary/Range:  Unknown
How to Apply:  Click on the following link to learn more about the position and/or to apply:
Application Deadline:  9/28/2017

Deputy Director of Animal Services




  Review & respond to complaints, paperwork, reports, summons & warrants assuring completeness & accuracy, as well as delivery to appropriate court, Prosecutor or police agency having jurisdiction.

  Contact complainants & resolve disputes exercising knowledge of laws & procedures.

  Maintain scheduling & work assignments, time cards & brief subordinate employees as necessary.

  Perform Animal Services Officer, Admissions Clerk or Dispatcher duties as well as assisting with complicated complaints or difficult animals, as necessary.

  Develop, prepare & conduct public relations and neighborhood programs.

  Interview, train, evaluate, discipline & make recommendations regarding departmental staff.

 Conduct investigations, including internal affairs, & prepare appropriate reports.

  Responsible for Disaster Relief Training & Coordination.

  Shared responsibility to ensure all policies & procedures of the McKamey Animal Center are followed


  1. Animal Welfare

  Enforce local & state laws & ordinances concerning the care, use, treatment, selling, licensing, & impounding of animals.

  Shared responsibility for the oversight of investigations, inspections, securing of warrants, warnings, citations and prosecution of cases from Animal Service Officers.

  Responsible for crime scene & forensic investigation.

 Oversee the care of animals held for legal hold, bite cases, & safe harbor.

  Assist with animal care, euthanasia & decapitation as needed

  1. Personnel Management

 Prepare Animal Services Officers work schedule & ensure that all work is completed accurately.

  Train, evaluate, & deploy staff in order to maximize potential & efficiency.

  Resolve personnel issues.

  Prepare work schedule & ensure that all work is completed accurately.

  Regularly conduct & participate in meetings with the staff & share ideas & suggestions to improve the organization.

  Review the work of animal service staff on a regular basis to ensure the staff is adequately trained.

  Review the work of an Animal Services Officer on a regular basis to ensure the staff is adequately trained & properly equipped.

  Provide ongoing training & certification opportunities for all Animal Services Officers.  

  1. Case Management

  Monitor information collection & check all court case files of Animal Service Officers.

  Citations developed in English & Spanish to insure proper communication with community residents.

  1. Departmental Management

  Monitor & ensure expenditures are within the departmental budget.

  Ensure income is being collected to meet departmental budget.

DISPATCH SUPERVISION: Supervise, train, monitor & assist in Dispatch.

  Job description to be reviewed. 

ADMISSIONS SUPERVISION: Supervise, train, monitor & assist in Admissions.

  Job description to be reviewed. 

 OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED BY THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: The above information does not include all of the tasks which the employees may be expected to perform.



Education: Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent of two years of college level course work in law enforcement, animal control, animal science, business or other animal related areas.

Experience: Minimum of three (3) years’ experience as an Animal Services Officer or related law enforcement capacity involving dealing with the public regarding the response to complaints & the enforcement of state laws & ordinances.  Proven skills / experience in animal protection, investigation & personnel supervision.   

 Position requirements:

  Baton and mace training certification.

  Inclusion in the “On Call” Officer rotation schedule (working once each 6 weeks with a full staff of Officers).

 Strong desire to work when needed to maintain call standards, open availability to work over time when needed or to assist fellow Officers when requested. 

  30 minute or less travel time (living within a 20 mile radius of the Center) to insure a rapid response to emergencies.         

 The qualifications listed above represent the minimum skills & experience levels associated with performing the duties & responsibilities contained in this job description. The qualifications should not be viewed as expressing absolute employment or promotional standards, but as general guidelines that should be considered along with other job-related selection or promotional criteria.)

 Knowledge & Skills:

 Strong interpersonal skills. Must be able to relate & confer with the Executive Director, managers, & associate staff in a positive & constructive way; exercise good judgment when dealing with the public & when making decisions in the absence of the Executive Director.                  

  Ability to make sound judgments & work independently & in a team setting in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks & demands.

  Experience in management, human resource administration, & animal behavior & shelter operations.

  Proven organizational skills & attention to detail (effective record keeping ability).

 Ability to use sound judgment when dealing with confidential information.

 Support the mission of the McKamey Animal Care & Adoption Center & be able to professionally advocate the Center’s position on issues.

  Knowledge of law enforcement techniques, principals, & practices.  Knowledge of local & state animal laws & procedures. 

  Knowledge of animal health, care & welfare & ability to work with animals.

  Strong animal handling skills.

  Knowledge of animal breeds & colors. 

  Ability to recognize signs of animal neglect, abuse, & cruelty.

  Ability to operate & control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, &/or materials relevant to job duties.

  Computer knowledge, experience with shelter software helpful. Basic computing skills (Microsoft Windows/Office environment).

 A “can do” team player attitude & willingness to go the extra mile.

  Ability to maintain composure in an often stressful & emotional work environment.

Work Environment: The Deputy Director is the Co-Supervises the Animal Service department, staff & records.  Works in an office setting with computer use for up to 8 hours a day with regular breaks.  Works in an animal shelter or within the community with exposure to high noise levels, zoonotic diseases, animal related issues (i.e. bites, odors, feces, urine, scratches, parasites/fleas, ticks or mites) as well as exposure to cleaning agents, all weather conditions when outdoors plus bending, reaching, walking up to 8 hours a day; supervision and participates in “community field” activities with officers.  Random drug tests are conducted in compliance with our insurance policies.

Physical Activities: Occasional lifting of up to 100 pounds with assistance; potential for standing/walking up to ten hours a day; scrubbing kennels & mopping; sitting at a desk; driving a car or truck; performing physical examinations on animals; animal restraint; handling syringes & needles.

This job requires the ability to perform the essential functions contained in this description. These include, but are not limited to, the following requirements.  Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified applicants unable to fulfill one or more of these requirements.

Pre-employment Requirement:

  Must be at least 21 years of age (required for insurance purposes)

  Must have a valid Driver’s License and have an insurable driving record.

  Criminal Background Checks on all employee candidates.

  Copy of a current Tetanus vaccination. 

  “Ride Along Interview” – Candidate will be scheduled to “work” with current Officers for an 8 – 10 hour shift. 

  Physical Agility Test – The physical agility test will demonstrate the candidates’ ability to perform actual or simulated job related tasks of an Animal Services Officer.  The test consists of but not limited to a simulation of activities such as climbing, running, jumping fences, crawling under or through small spaces and lifting or carrying heavy objects. 

 Ability and understanding of becoming a certified euthanasia technician within 3 months of employment with a willingness to perform euthanasia of animals and decapitation of animals as required by the Health Department (testing for possible rabies exposure).

Agency:  McKamey Animal Center
Location:  Chattanooga, TN
Salary/Range:  $16.25 per hour (90 day probationary) $17.25 per hour (Commissioned Animal Services Officer)
How to Apply:  For more information and/or to apply for this position, please contact

Paula C. Hurn

Application Deadline:  10/2/2017
Contact Name:  Paula C. Hurn
Contact Telephone:  423-305-6501
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